SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

April 06, 2012 08:26 ET

When Celebrating Graduation, Be Sure to Stay at a Marquette University Hotel

Comfortable Accommodations, Money-Saving Hotel Deals Found Near MKE

OAK CREEK, WI--(Marketwire - Apr 6, 2012) - It's been years since baseball legend Hank Aaron has stepped up to the plate in Milwaukee, but on Sunday, May 20, 2012 he will be stepping up to the podium as featured commencement speaker for graduates at Marquette University.

Parents and friends making their way to the long-awaited and always celebrated commencement ceremonies and other university-centered events won't have far to go to find comfortable, convenient and value-added accommodations at one of the stylish hotels near Mitchell Airport in Milwaukee. The distinctive Fairfield Inn & Suites Milwaukee Airport Hotel is just minutes from the airport and provides complimentary airport shuttle service so travelers can easily make their way to warm and friendly Marquette University hotel lodging before taking in commencement weekend festivities.

Aaron, a 1982 inductee into the Baseball Hall of Fame, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from the university during the commencement ceremony, which is expected to draw a large number of attendees to witness the successes of Marquette University graduates. A former outfielder for the Milwaukee Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers, Aaron is no stranger to the city, having hit his 755th and final home run at Milwaukee County Stadium in 1976. Since that time he has been active in working to promote racial equality, civil rights and founded Chasing the Dream Foundation to help underprivileged children.

Commencement attendees staying at the Fairfield Inn & Suites can choose from a variety of room sizes to best fit their needs, all featuring complimentary high-speed Internet access, a spacious work desk, cotton-rich linens and international cable/satellite service.

Conveniently situated among MKE airport hotels, the Fairfield Inn & Suites has plenty of options for those traveling in and out of the city. Offering one of the favorite choices among MKE hotel deals, the convenient "Park Here, Fly There" package allows travelers seven days of free parking, complimentary airport shuttle service and a low $109* weekend rate or $139* Sunday through Thursday room rate. Based on standard room accommodations, this package offers travelers a great way to eliminate airport hassles, save money on parking fees and enjoy a relaxing night prior to take-off. Additional parking days are charged at $10 per day.

Hotel accommodations can easily be booked online by clicking "Check Availability at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mkeap-fairfield-inn-and-suites-milwaukee-airport/ or by calling 1-800-228-2800.

About the Fairfield Inn & Suites Milwaukee Airport Hotel
The Fairfield Inn & Suites Milwaukee Airport hotel welcomes travelers with vibrant accommodations and gracious amenities for a remarkable lodging experience near popular business and vacation destinations. A refreshing choice among Milwaukee hotels near the airport, guests are pampered with a complimentary daily breakfast buffet offering Jimmy Dean Breakfast sandwiches, Bold Beginnings coffee and a variety of fresh fruit, cereals and pastries for a quick and easy start to the day whether traveling for business or leisure. The hotel also features an indoor pool and well-equipped fitness room for the convenience of guests.

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